UPDATE: Ex-Forsyth County firefighter asks for a new trial in Dawson County child abuse case
The man’s motion for a new trial follows his May 2023 trial and conviction on child abuse-related charges.
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53rd Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival deemed a success despite weather, COVID-19
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Attendees from all over flocked to the 53rd annual Mountain Moonshine Festival on the weekend of Oct. 23 to Oct. 25. - photo by Ben Hendren
Dozens of vendors lined the sidewalks in Main Street park, Allen Street, Memory Lane, and the area around the Dawsonville City Hall. The smell of kettle corn, boiled peanuts and barbecue filled the air, and music played from one of the large speakers on a trailer near the Racing Hall of Fame. People wove in and out of the lines of booths, smiling, taking photos, and shopping for the perfect Christmas present or gift for a loved one.